Archive for March, 2013

Thank you to Sue Vincent and the 4H club,  our wonderful caller Lorraine Sutton and the

Colby Family Band for a wonderful square dance last evening.

Special thanks to the co-sponsor of the event, the wonderful people of the South Marysburgh Recreation Committee who along with the Athol Recreation Committee covered the expenses for this wonderful community event!

Here are few shots from last night……

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Tuesdays  at 5:30pm

Thursdays at 9:30 am

Get in shape for the Spring and Summer gardening season!

$5 drop in fee

 Instructor:  Janet Elson

 Yoga mats are  provided or bring your own.

Yoga for all levels.


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Athol Recreation Centre now has a fan page on Facebook.  

Click here to “like us”:



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Floundering Frieda the mermaid of East Lake

hits the waters in the early morning of  March 12th.

Lucky winner of the 50\50 draw is Cherry Valley resident Janet Elson who guessed the correct date and closest time and wins 1\2 of the $224 collected,  equalling $112!

The other half of the money will go to fund upcoming events at the Athol Recreation Centre.

Janet  bought her ticket at the Cherry Valley restaurant.

Thanks to all who participated.

Special thanks to Recreation Centre members Jamie Forrester, Glen Wallis,  Susan Wallis, Kato Wake, and Janet Davies for helping with this fundraiser.   Tom of Cherry Valley restaurant and Steve and Carol of the Store in Cherry Valley!

Dont’ forget to guess again next year!

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Join us on FRIDAY APRIL 5th  for Athol Rec’s annual general meeting (AGM)
See what we’ve been up to for the past year, and what we are planning for 2013!
Your suggestions and comments are appreciated.

Great opportunity to join the board or one of our committees.


Looking for volunteers to help with a few upcoming events like the Strawberry Social (date to be confirmed) and the Cherry Jubilee on July 27th.

Meeting at 6pm
Followed by potluck dinner at 7
Followed by our scheduled games night at 7:30 (1st and 3rd Friday of every month)

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It can be a dog eat dog world out there even when in comes to scrabble…………


but at the Athol Recreation Centre’s Game’s Night the goal is always to have fun!

Scrabble , Ping Pong cards and more……..bring your own refreshments and snacks and join the fun!    This is an adult only event.

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Invited by the Cherry Valley Women’s Institute, local Cherry Valley encaustic artist Susan Wallis will discuss today at 2pm the interesting medium of encaustic painting at the Athol Town Hall.

All are welcome!

In Search of a Safe Passage 42x42 2012-low

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